The Concordia Bulldogs enter the tournament with a 31-2 overall record and 18-2 conference mark. Their only two losses came to Morningside (Iowa) during the conference regular season, but the Bulldogs avenged those losses with a 80-72 win the the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship Game. The Bulldogs rank second in Division II steals per games (16.8), turnover margin (11) and total steals (556). They are third in Division II in total scoring offense (2792), and fourth in scoring offense per game (84.6) and scoring margin (22.4). They are led by head coach Drew Olson, who is in his ninth year of coaching the Bulldogs. Olson has led the Bulldogs to national tournament appearances in six of the past seven years. He owns a record of 7-6 at the national championships with one semifinal and two quarterfinal appearances. Back-to-back GPAC Player-of-the-Year Bailey Morris leads the team in points (18.6), assists (5.1) and steals (4.1).